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Carlota is a member of the “Mujeres en Accion” communal bank, located in the Campone district, Anta province, Cusco department.

She’s 31 years old, is in a live-in relationship, and has two children, ages three and two. She has a small business where she sells milk products, cheeses, and natural milk yogurt. She has dairy cows and farmland; however items in this zone are not produced in sufficient quantities to form large companies, so they are all small businesses. Carlota makes her various products and takes them to her customers to sell. She would like to invest the money from this loan to complement her dairy business, and buy ingredients for making cheese and yogurt.

She is very satisfied and grateful for the support she gets through this media and is committed to making her payments on schedule.
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La socia pertenece al Banco Comunal “MUJERES EN ACCION”; El banco pertenece al distrito de Compone, Provincia de Anta, departamento de Cusco.

La socia es la Sra. Carlota; la socia tiene 31 años; la socia es conviviente y tiene 2 hijos, de 3, 2 años de edad; La socia se dedica al comercio minorista la socia tiene su negocio de venta de lácteos, la socia elabora quesos, leche, yogurt natural, La socia tiene vacas lecheras y terrenos de cultivo, sin embargo lo que producen en esta zona no es suficiente para generar empresas mayoristas y ellos son minoristas, ala socia elabora sus diferentes productos y ella los lleva a vender a todos sus clientes, La socia desea invertir el crédito por el momento en la compra de ingredientes para completar con el negocio de hacer yogurt, quesos y también vender leche. La socia solicita el préstamo para invertir en la compra de ingredientes e insumos para la elaboración de quesos y yogurt.

La socia se muestra muy satisfecha y agradecida por el apoyo que se le brindara mediante este medio y se compromete a cumplir con el pago de sus deudas en el plazo establecido.

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About Asociación Arariwa
Asociación Arariwa is a large non-governmental organization that started offering microcredit in 1994 to improve the quality of life, skills and equity of the population in the rural Cusco region of Peru. Arariwa serves the southern Andean provinces of Peru, and is distinguished by its efforts to reach the very poor, who often live in isolated rural areas. Arariwa fosters village banking, supports savings accounts, promotes access to education, and empowers women entrepreneurs (who make up 78% of its borrowers).

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 151
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,178,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Carlota to buy ingredients for her dairy business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 19, 2011
Jul 24, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2012